Some interesting tidbits of news that caught my eye from around the world this past week…enjoy!
One of the world’s leading climate scientists warns today that the EU and its international partners must urgently rethink targets for cutting carbon dioxide in the atmosphere because of fears they have grossly underestimated the scale of the problem. In a startling reappraisal of the threat, James Hansen, head of the Nasa Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, calls for a sharp reduction in C02 limits.
We have to face the facts: driving is an unavoidable activity for most Americans. It isn’t feasible for everyone to bicycle or walk to work, but since today’s gasoline costs can so easily drain your wallet, people are beginning to consider these short-term and long-term solutions for conserving fuel.
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Help us show the Google Maps team that we really really want the ability to get bicycle directions via the main Google Maps interface. We can get driving directions for cars, we get can wonderful mass transit directions, and now we want the ultimate in sustainability and self-reliance and exercise and healthy living – bicycle directions. What a fantastic idea, please check it out and sign the petition!
30 Money Saving Tips – #1. Fill your fridge. Lower your electricity bills by stocking your fridge with water bottles. The less empty space you have in your fridge, the less cold air will escape whenever you open it.
Have a great weekend!